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Comment: Sound and fury of Galloway’s Rochdale victory signify nothing

The Rochdale by-election result will now make headlines around the world, despite having had a rather patchier grip on the town where it took...

Comment: Keeping politics and prejudice apart

Keeping prejudice out of politics is becoming increasingly fraught in polarised times. Taking to the streets to protest must be part of free speech –...

How Dev Patel put India on the global movie map

INDIAN cinema can claim to be the biggest film industry in the world, but it has never reached its global potential. This is largely...

Comment: Shreela Flather broke one glass ceiling after another throughout her life

I was introduced to Baroness Flather exactly 30 years ago, soon after my wife Heather and I were married. At our wedding, Julie Barnes, the wife of...

Comment: Cleverly balances pragmatism and promises on immigration

James Cleverly is the first-ever Black British home secretary, though no national newspaper noticed enough to devote even a sentence or two to that...

Comment: Braverman exemplifies volatility in British politics

How do you solve a problem like Suella? This was the week that Rishi Sunak changed his mind. Bringing Suella Braverman back as Home...

Comment: Remembrance Day tension ignores UK’s shared history

CULTURE clashes over Remembrance Day date back to its beginning. There was a protest rally on the eve of the first anniversary of the Armistice...

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